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World Uber BANNED by third major United Kingdom city in bombshell decision
Author: 0 Uber BANNED by third major United Kingdom city in bombshell decision

But it has faced mass opposition from traditional taxi drivers and unions including in Sheffield where it was stripped of its licence just five days ago. Uber has pledged to clean up its act and make changes as it battles to regain its licence in London. Uber is appealing against September's decision by regulator Transport for London to strip it of its licence in its most important European market.

World Congress extends martial law in Mindanao for another year
Author: 0 Congress extends martial law in Mindanao for another year

The Philippines' Congress has approved President Rodrigo Duterte's request to extend martial law until the end of 2018 in the country's southern region of Mindanao to "totally eradicate" ISIL supporters and communist fighters. Duterte formally requested the Congress on Monday to extend martial law in the entire Mindanao until December 31, 2018 in order to "quell completely" the threat of terrorism in southern Philippines.

World Six get death for honour killing
Author: 0 Six get death for honour killing

Visuals captured by a CCTV camera near the spot show that three men on a bike attacked the couple from behind with sickles. Out of six accused, one is the father of the girl, S. "If other convicts appeals against the verdict, I will fight them in the court", she said, adding that she would continue her fight for justice in the court as well as in the public domain.

World Salford house fire: Murder charges over deaths
Author: 0 Salford house fire: Murder charges over deaths

Three children have died and a fourth is in a critical condition after a "suspicious" house fire in Walkden, Greater Manchester Police said. A 35-year-old woman, understood to be the mother of the children, was described as being in a serious condition.

World Arrest at gunpoint of MI 11-year-old girl riles community
Author: 0 Arrest at gunpoint of MI 11-year-old girl riles community

One would have to ask the officers in Grand Rapids, Michigan, who last week handcuffed an elementary schooler at gunpoint, placed her under arrest and took her from her mother and home for seemingly no reason. "You're fine, you're fine, you're all right", the officer says. All three were released once police identified them. Rahinsky said while he recognizes what's it's like in the heat of the moment and dealing with the unknown as a police officer, he could see the disconnect in how ...

World Narendra Modi takes seaplane from Sabarmati; offers prayers at Ambaji Temple
Author: 0 Narendra Modi takes seaplane from Sabarmati; offers prayers at Ambaji Temple

He has countered PM Modi's takedown by accusing the Prime Minister of focusing too much on him and the Congress, rather than talking about development. "I call upon the people of Gujarat to not only give the BJP an overwhelming majority but also ensure that BJP wins in every polling booth across the state", he said.

World War of words end, PM Modi shakehands with Manmohan Singh
Author: 0 War of words end, PM Modi shakehands with Manmohan Singh

Mr Modi had insinuated that his predecessor had colluded with Pakistan for BJP's defeat at the polls. After the war of words during the Gujarat elections now finally, BJP's leader PM Modi and Congress Senior leader former PM of India Manmohan Singh come together to pay tribute to the courageous hearts who have lost their lives in the massive attack of 2001.

World NKoreans say it is important to prevent war — United Nations official
Author: 0 NKoreans say it is important to prevent war — United Nations official

He emphasized that the worldwide community is committed to a peaceful and political solution and is united in its position to the DPRK's pursuit of nuclear weapons. "I think if there will be an opportunity for a meaningful dialogue between the two, that opportunity must be seized". Washington remains frustrated that worldwide sanctions on Pyongyang have not resulted in the North halting its nuclear and long-range ballistic missile tests.

World Man charged Dh53,000 for 20-minute cab ride
Author: 0 Man charged Dh53,000 for 20-minute cab ride

It shows he was charged $18,518.50 in Canadian cash when the ride should have cost between $12 and $16, Slate .com reported . She wrote: "My friend was charged 18K for a 20 Min ride (!), and they are sticking to it". Surging occurs automatically when there is increased demand in one area. Following the pipe bomb explosion that injured four people including the terrorist, the two vehicle services applied surge pricing to their rates.

World Karen Ristevski's Husband Has Been Charged With Her Murder
Author: 0 Karen Ristevski's Husband Has Been Charged With Her Murder

Custody officers brought him up to the courtroom which was packed full of journalists and police. Ms Ristevski was last seen at her home in suburban Melbourne on 29 June past year, about 50km (30 miles) from where her remains were later found in a national park.

World AK Steel Holding Corporation (AKS)- Major stock of Recent Trade
Author: 0 AK Steel Holding Corporation (AKS)- Major stock of Recent Trade

AK Steel Holding Corporation had 75 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Accern also gave media coverage about the basic materials company an impact score of 45.3782542035913 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days.

World Palestinian man stabs Jerusalem security guard in the chest
Author: 0 Palestinian man stabs Jerusalem security guard in the chest

Riyad al-Maliki said at the meeting of the Arab League in Cairo on Saturday that because of the decision, the USA has now "positioned itself as a party in a dispute and not as a mediator", according to Al Jazeera . In a letter to the Guardian , figures across the arts world said the move by the U.S. president would help to further an Israeli agenda to "to erase Palestinians, as a political and cultural presence, from the life of their own city".

World Violence flares at protest close to US Embassy in Lebanon
Author: 0 Violence flares at protest close to US Embassy in Lebanon

Israel occupied southern Lebanon for 22 years before withdrawing in 2000, but the two countries remain technically at war. According to Jerusalem Post citing police reports, an Israeli security guard has been stabbed near the Central Bus Station in the center of Jerusalem.

World TCSO Escorts Semis From 'Wreaths Across America'
Author: 0 TCSO Escorts Semis From 'Wreaths Across America'

A caravan of tractor trailers carrying Christmas wreaths is on its way to Arlington National Cemetery. The wreath used during the ceremony will be replaced with a larger version. WAA is committed to teaching younger generations about the value of their freedoms, and the importance of honoring those who sacrificed so much to protect those freedoms.

World Supreme Court comes down heavily on NCLT for ordering Unitech takeover
Author: 0 Supreme Court comes down heavily on NCLT for ordering Unitech takeover

The top court had said earlier that the company law tribunal should have taken its leave before allowing the Centre to take over the management of embattled realty firm Unitech Limited. The NCLT has clarified that its interim order will be subject to compliance with Supreme Court directives. Sanjay Chandra and Ajay Chandra, another MD of the firm were arrested in April on charges of money laundering and for failing to deliver home projects to buyers.

World France awards climate grants to US-based scientists
Author: 0 France awards climate grants to US-based scientists

Macron announced the recipients of the Make Our Planet Great Again grants the day before the start of the One Planet Summit in Paris . Yet the United Nations Environment Program says the cost of adapting to climate change in developing countries could rise to between $280 billion and $500 billion per year by 2050.

World Federal Bureau of Investigation agent Peter Strzok's texts with Lisa Page disparage Trump throughout campaign
Author: 0 Federal Bureau of Investigation agent Peter Strzok's texts with Lisa Page disparage Trump throughout campaign

In the meantime, Mike Allen of Axios reports that President Trump's legal team is coalescing around a strategy of installing its own Robert Mueller to conduct a counter-investigation. Republican lawmakers, including House Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., have sought the release of these communications since Strzok's removal was explained earlier this month.

World Russia Evacuates Diplomatic Staff From Yemen, Citing Deteriorating Security
Author: 0 Russia Evacuates Diplomatic Staff From Yemen, Citing Deteriorating Security

Russian Federation has evacuated its nationals and embassy staff from Sanaa, Yemen's Houthi-held capital, in coordination with a Saudi-led Arab coalition, APA reports quoting AA. He called on all groups involved in the conflict to "fully facilitate sustained and unimpeded humanitarian access, as required by worldwide humanitarian law".

World Tillerson Wants To Start Talks With North Korea With No Conditions
Author: 0 Tillerson Wants To Start Talks With North Korea With No Conditions

Tillerson spoke Tuesday to the USA diplomatic corps at a town hall meeting amid low morale and widespread concerns about his planned overhaul of the State Department. "We are ready to have the first meeting without precondition". North Korea is acting in an unsafe way not only toward Japan, China, and South Korea, but the entire world.

World African-American Voters Could Decide Alabama's Senate Race
Author: 0 African-American Voters Could Decide Alabama's Senate Race

Moore has been a sparse presence on the campaign trail since the sexual allegations emerged, and he disappeared - with aides refusing to answer questions about where he was - over the final weekend. Still, it would be an epic upset if Jones won in a state that now has no Democrats in statewide elected office and hasn't voted for a Democrat for the Senate since Sen.

World Jammu And Kashmir: 5 Army Jawans Missing After Avalanches Hit Forward Posts
Author: 0 Jammu And Kashmir: 5 Army Jawans Missing After Avalanches Hit Forward Posts

Earlier on Monday, an army porter Ghulam Qadir Khan, 29, slipped to death when he was caught in an avalanche. The state police have launched a search operation has been launched. Gurez is considered as the avalanche-prone area and previously also witnessed deaths of army personnel and civilians due to avalanches. More than five feet snow has accumulated as it is snowing continuously since Sunday.

World Everton boss Allardyce hails this Liverpool star
Author: 0 Everton boss Allardyce hails this Liverpool star

The Brazilian told the club's official website: "Sadio and Mo are both great players". "I'm not a fan of the man who revels in his own ego and promotes the idea that he is some kind of miracle worker who can keep teams in the Premier League ", Aldridge said .

World Quake hits Iran's southeastern province
Author: 0 Quake hits Iran's southeastern province

The epicentre of the quake was reportedly near the town of Hejdak. Head of Kerman province's medical emergency center Mohammad Saberi said that most of those injured sustained their injuries when people were rushing to leave their houses.

World Trump Campaign Offered WikiLeaks Documents Ahead of Election, Email Suggests
Author: 0 Trump Campaign Offered WikiLeaks Documents Ahead of Election, Email Suggests

The email was turned over to investigators earlier this year at their request for a batch of documents from the Trump Organization, CNN reported . And the story did not attach an erroneous date to the email, as did CNN. The Republicans who control the committee accepted the assertion, but Democrats said they would challenge it, and outside analysts said it amounted to a very shaky legal argument.

World Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 leaked images reveal dual cameras and more
Author: 0 Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 leaked images reveal dual cameras and more

Apart from its familiar looks, the image leak also points towards a vertically aligned dual-camera setup in the rear of the Mi Mix 3 and this will be the first device in the series to feature a dual rear camera setup. Perhaps Xiaomi is trying to copy the design of the iPhone X in order to get the attention of consumers. Phone Arena speculates that Xiaomi could launch the Mi Mix 3 a lot earlier than expected, possibly sometime during the first half of 2018.

World United States ambassador to United Kingdom predicts Trump visit in the new year
Author: 0 United States ambassador to United Kingdom predicts Trump visit in the new year

He insisted the relationship between Trump and the United Kingdom was still "very very good", and said he expected a visit to go ahead. Johnson said the new embassy would need to be dedicated by an American president. Downing Street says Mr Trump's state visit invitation has been accepted but that a date has yet to be set. There have been calls for the U.K.to cancel the visit after Trump retweeted three anti-Muslim videos last month from far-right group Britain First.

World Ameerul not guilty; here innocent gets convicted, says Adv Aloor
Author: 0 Ameerul not guilty; here innocent gets convicted, says Adv Aloor

However, he was not found guilty under section 201 (causing the disappearance of evidence) and various sections under SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act. Islam was arrested 50 days later. The 30-year-old woman was found dead in her two-room asbestos house by the side of a canal when her mother returned from work around 8.30 pm.

World Olean could get up to 4 inches of snow through Wednesday
Author: 0 Olean could get up to 4 inches of snow through Wednesday

A winter weather advisory for western Greenbrier County also was issued Monday for 7 a.m. Tuesday through 7 a.m. Wednesday. Forecasters say 4 to 7 inches of snow accumulation is expected, with areas between I-94 and I-69 likely to be the hardest-hit.

World Amnesty: EU complicit in abuse of migrants
Author: 0 Amnesty: EU complicit in abuse of migrants

European Union countries are complicit in the abuse of migrants held in Libya, Amnesty International said in a report released yesterday that accused the EU of turning a blind eye to allegedly brutal tactics of the Libyan coastguard and unsafe detention facilities.

World PM to attend OIC extraordinary summit on Al-Quds Al-Sharif
Author: 0 PM to attend OIC extraordinary summit on Al-Quds Al-Sharif

Trump's move has sparked days of violent clashes in Gaza Strip and West Bank, while protests are continuing in other Arab countries. Ankara was outraged by the USA president's Jerusalem decision. President Hamid will meet Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who now chairs the grouping of the Muslim countries. The Palestinian Authority's Jerusalem governor, meanwhile, called on countries that will attend the meeting to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Palestine .

World Ryanair pilots planning pre-Christmas strike
Author: 0 Ryanair pilots planning pre-Christmas strike

While it did not specify when that might happen, it confirmed that no strikes would take place over the peak Christmas period between 23-26 December. The union claims 94% of the directly-employed pilots backed strike action. It added: "If Ryanair's Dublin pilots are misled ... into industrial action, then they will lose their favourable rosters and remuneration benefits that are specifically linked by agreement to dealing directly with Ryanair".

World SpaceX and NASA Delay Historic Reusable Rocket ISS Launch
Author: 0 SpaceX and NASA Delay Historic Reusable Rocket ISS Launch

Both NASA and SpaceX will hold webcasts so that the public can witness the Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon spacecraft's launch. This week SpaceX, Elon Musk's aerospace and transport company, expects to launch one of its reusable rockets to the International Space Station with 4,800 lbs.

World Post marriage, Virat & Anushka to stay apart for long
Author: 0 Post marriage, Virat & Anushka to stay apart for long

This attractive day will be made more special with the love and support of our family of fans and well wishers. After months of speculation, Virat and Anushka confirmed the news of their wedding on Monday by sharing a post on Twitter . But Kohli was destined to be in such a pre-eminent position considering how one day as a young man he went to resume an innings on the morning of his father's death and faced a double whammy in the umpire giving him out wrongly when short of his century.

Author: 0 Austria: 1 dead, 21 hurt in explosion at natural gas plant

One person was seriously injured and 20 others slightly hurt in the morning blast at the plant in Baumgarten an der March, east of Vienna, police said. British homes and businesses face a potential gas crisis this winter after a ideal storm of shock outages sent prices surging just as demand for heat reached highs not seen in nearly five years.

World First night of Hanukkah illuminates deeper meaning
Author: 0 First night of Hanukkah illuminates deeper meaning

Menorahs were lit daily, using pure olive oil. The eight-day festival commemorates the rededication of the Temple in Jerusalem after the Maccabees defeated the Greek rulers in the second century B.C. Candles are put on a menorah from right to left, matching the way a person reads Hebrew. The celebration has since evolved to include other fun traditions.

World NFL Network Suspends Three Analysts After Sexual Harassment Lawsuit
Author: 0 NFL Network Suspends Three Analysts After Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

Cantor said in the complaint that she informed Marc Watts, who coordinates talent for the National Football League , of the alleged advances, but that he said it's "part of the job when you look the way you do". "I know from experience that you're only as good as the people around you, and Eric is one of the very best", he said at the time. NBC News reached out to Faulk, Taylor, Evans, McNabb, Weinberger and Davis for their responses to the allegations, but had not received any replies.

World Saakashvili brought to Kyiv's Pechersky court
Author: 0 Saakashvili brought to Kyiv's Pechersky court

Inside the courthouse Saakashvili called on his followers to remain calm, saying "we don't want confrontation, we don't want any sharp moves". The video shows supporters gathered outside the court house and marching with Saakashvili, stopping midway as he gave a speech.

World Here's how Sarah Sanders defended Trump against accusations of misconduct
Author: 0 Here's how Sarah Sanders defended Trump against accusations of misconduct

The White House on Monday called on Congress to overhaul the immigration system, saying an attack in New York City is evidence the US needs to strengthen border security. A 27-year-old man from Bangladesh was arrested earlier Monday after he allegedly detonated an improvised bomb near the Port Authority Bus Terminal during rush hour.

World Trump to start process of sending Americans back to moon: White House
Author: 0 Trump to start process of sending Americans back to moon: White House

It is fitting that the signing ceremony occurs on the 45th anniversary of landing the last men on the moon - Dr. Schmitt and the late Captain Cernan, who made it his life's work to ensure that Americans would return to deep space. In September, Trump nominated Representative Jim Bridenstine, a Republican from Oklahoma, to be the next NASA administrator. "We are the leader and we are going to stay the leader".

World Pulkit-Richa's FUKREY RETURNS scores, Vidya's TUMHARI SULU succeeds!
Author: 0 Pulkit-Richa's FUKREY RETURNS scores, Vidya's TUMHARI SULU succeeds!

The comedy film, which opened in India on Friday, features Pulkit Samrat , Manjot Singh, Varun Sharma , Priya Anand, Richa Chadha , Vishakha Singh and Pankaj Tripathi. Box Office expert Taran Adarsh expects Fukrey Returns to do a business of approximately 40 crore Rupees. Richa Chadda, who plays the character of track-suit wearing gangster Bholi Punjaban in the film, says, "Well, Bholi Punaban is a criminal and will always remain the same".

World Shopian attack: Injured bank guards succumb
Author: 0 Shopian attack: Injured bank guards succumb

There are reports that gunmen also decamped with cash . In the attack two bank guards lost their lives. "They were shifted to Pulwama's district hospital where they succumbed to their injuries", the police said. "No cash looted. Driver of the vehicle is stable as the search continues". A guerilla war is going on between militants and Indian troops stationed in Indian-controlled Kashmir since 1989.

World Gas prices nearly back to pre-Harvey levels
Author: 0 Gas prices nearly back to pre-Harvey levels

Average retail gasoline prices in Lincoln have fallen 6.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.43/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 146 gas outlets in Lincoln. It was only these states that saw prices rise, ruining an otherwise countrywide drop in gas prices. Over the past year, gas prices in ME have risen by about 20 cents a gallon, and DeHahn says oil prices are close to being the highest than they've been since 2015.

World Chilly with more snow on the way this week!
Author: 0 Chilly with more snow on the way this week!

Watch that area of snow develop by the evening commute. Sunday will be the better and brighter weekend day, as skies become mostly sunny albeit brisk and cold sunshine with highs in the upper 30s. The snow should diminish shortly after midnight. Accumulations will vary. Areas south of Youngstown may only see 1"-3", while those to the north could see 3"-5".

World US Overseas Operations Helps Global Arms Sale Thrive in 2016
Author: 0 US Overseas Operations Helps Global Arms Sale Thrive in 2016

Companies from the world largest economy increased their sales by 4 percent past year to $217.2 billion, making the United States account for 57.9 percent of the total top 100 arms sales. The Lockheed Martin , the world's largest arms producer, registered a sharp increase in sales by 10.7 per cent in 2016. It says that in 2016 the world's 100 biggest armaments groups sold 374.8 billion USA dollars-worth of weapons and weapons systems.